About Us

The Pineda Conservatory is thrilled to announce lessons in Midlothian. Founded in 2007 in the NY/NJ area, the company has been home to hundreds of students studying voice, piano, acting, opera and musical theater.  Students have gone to the Nation's leading conservatories and universities. 

Juan Pineda (Voice, Acting, Piano) is a Broadway veteran, international artist, and proud member of Actor's Equity Association. Mr. Pineda has performed in Avery Fischer Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Public Theater, and at The Broadway Theater, where he starred as "Thuy" in the Broadway production of Miss Saigon. He has also performed roles in productions of The King & I, L'Elisir d'amore, Cavelleria Rusticana, Babes in Toyland and Turandot in the US and abroad. Mr. Pineda has been recognized and performed at Lincoln Center's Concert of Excellence, honoring leading Asian Artists. Mr. Pineda is co-founder of  the Pineda Conservatory and has directed, recorded, and taught voice, acting, and musical theatre throughout New York and New Jersey.

Valerie Sieracki-Pineda (Voice, Acting) is co-founder of the Pineda Conservatory and Executive Director of the Pineda Lyric Opera Company. She has been acknowledged by the Union County Cultural and Heritage Division and NJ State Council for the Arts for her outstanding contributions to arts education. With the NJ Workshop for the Arts, Ms. Pineda worked as musical director and producer for numerous shows and has taught at the Union County Performing Arts Academy for 7 years. She has directed, produced, musical-directed, and taught voice throughout New York and New Jersey. As a soprano, Ms. Pineda studied at the Manhattan School of Music and the Boston Conservatory. She has soloed in Boston Symphony Hall, and PNC Arts Center and appeared with many regional opera companies. Ms. Pineda is a registered NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) voice instructor.